Mike Richards
current status: Unrestricted free agent
Birth Date:February 11, 1985 (30 years old)
Place of Birth:Kenora, Ont.
Experience:10 years
Drafted:Drafted by Philadelphia in 2003 (1/24).
Scouting Report
Assets: Has great hockey instincts, plays a smart two-way game and possesses outstanding leadership qualities. Can kill penalties exceptionally well and also play the point on the power play. A high-tempo competitor, he's not very big but can play a strong physical game.
Flaws: His fiery, abrasive demeanor can wear him down over the course of the lengthy regular-season schedule (and playoffs). Can be a little inconsistent in the offensive zone. Will occasionally cross the line, on and off the ice. Must cope with the media better.
Career Potential: Elite two-way center and born leader.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2013-14 (Los Angeles), 2011-12 (Los Angeles)
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2007-08
Memorial Cup All-Star Team 2002-03
OHL Second All-Star Team 2004-05
Olympic Olympic Gold Medal 2010 (Canada)

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